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How can I make tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine work better for migraine? Space it out?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: DO NOT TAKE
Codeine for headaches please!

In brief: DO NOT TAKE
Codeine for headaches please!
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
In brief: Do not use
Codeine is notorious for causing medication overuse and rebound headaches in patients who use it for migraine.
Don't start down the slippery slope! instead, talk with your doctor about effective prophylactic treatment to reduce the severity and frequency of your attacks- there are medications (topamax, elavil) and procedures (botox) that can make a world of difference.

In brief: Do not use
Codeine is notorious for causing medication overuse and rebound headaches in patients who use it for migraine.
Don't start down the slippery slope! instead, talk with your doctor about effective prophylactic treatment to reduce the severity and frequency of your attacks- there are medications (topamax, elavil) and procedures (botox) that can make a world of difference.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
Thank
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